by Pete McCole Joey Logano won the IRWIN Tools Night race for the second straight year with a victory over Kevin Harvick in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Bristol Motor Speedway. Logano led 143 of the final 147 laps after getting past his Penske teammate Brad Keselowski on a restart with 64 laps to go and then held off a strong charge by Harvick over the last 50 laps to secure his third victory of the season. Polesitter Denny Hamlin was third, followed by Jimmie Johnson and Clint Bowyer.
by Pete McCole Kyle Busch celebrated his eighth-career Xfinity Series victory at Bristol Motor Speedway after stealing the victory in the final lap to win Friday nights Food City 300. Busch took the lead away from Chris Buescher on the opening lap of the three-lap green-white-checkered dash after Buescher stumbled on the restart, allowing Busch to power past on the inside and race away to his third Xfinity Series victory of the season.
Denny Hamlin Leads JGR Sweep in Bristol Qualifying
by Pete McCole Denny Hamlin turned a lap of 14.602 seconds (131.407 mph) in the third and final session to knock his teammate Kyle Busch of the top spot and lock up his second Coors Light Pole Award of the season. Hamlinâ€™s record-setting lap easily eclipsed the previous mark of 131.362 mph set by Kevin Harvick at this same race just one year ago. Kyle Busch held on for the second spot, earning his best start since taking the pole at Pocono three weeks ago. Carl Edwards grabbed the third qualifying spot, giving JGR a sweep of the top three for the second week in a row. David Ragan and Joey Logano rounded out the top five.
by Brian Carroccio It's been something of a slow period in racing lately. Yes, NASCAR has continued its weekly approach towards The Chase. However, for those inclined towards racing of the single-seater variety, Formula One and IndyCar have been off the past couple of weeks. Still, that doesn't mean there hasn't been news to chew on, and we'll get to some of the news from IndyCar and F1 soon.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota's Matt Kenseth had too much power all day long and beat the Chevys of Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. to win the Pure Michigan 400 by over 1 second at the Michigan International Speedway in the Irish Hills of Michigan. Austin Dillon and Denny Hamlin rounded out the top-5.
NASCAR Truck Series It doesnâ€™t matter quite as much if you get caught speeding in your truck if your truck is the fastest one in the race. That was the situation for Kyle Busch in the NASCAR Camping World Series Careers for Veterans 200 presented by The Cooper Standard Foundation and Brad Keselowskiâ€™s Checkered Flag Foundation at Michigan International Speedway. There were 31 green flag passes for the lead in the race, which tied a track record in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The last race to have 31 was in 2011.
Leads Toyota 1-2-3 Matt Kenseth landed the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday afternoon qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, leading a 1-2-3 sweep of Joe Gibbs Racing drivers at Michigan International Speedway. Kenseth piloted JGR's No. 20 Toyota to a pole-winning lap of 197.488 mph around the 2-mile track. The pole position was Kenseth's third of the season, first at Michigan and 16th of his Sprint Cup career.
America's Greatest Speedway & Why It Was Never Built
by Stephen Cox In the summer of 1912, it seemed that anything was possible. Land was cheap and plentiful. Gold was money. The motor car was the wonder of the world. Two investors from Alabama were convinced that an affluent suburb could be built just five miles south of downtown in what is now the village of Homewood. The new development would attract home buyers and businesses by tapping into the public's enthusiasm for the latest rage - the motor car.
Harvick runs out of fuel on the final lap Joey Logano edged past Kevin Harvick in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford after the 2014 Sprint Cup Series champion ran out of fuel on the final lap of the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on Sunday. Logano, 25, won his first Sprint Cup Series road course race in seven career starts at the New York track after qualifying 16th for the event.
NASCAR Sprint Cup A.J. Allmendinger picked up his second pole at a road course this season on Saturday at Watkins Glen International. The driver of the No. 47 car, who had a bad day of practice on Friday, topped the leaderboard after the first round and continued his success into the final 10-minute session of qualifying. Allmendinger won the 2014 edition of the race to secure a spot in the Chase.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Matt Kenseth was handed the Pennsylvania 400 win at Pocono after Joey Logano and Kyle Busch ran out of fuel. Kenseth kept the Toyota win streak alive by beating Brad Keselowski by 9-seconds at Pocono Raceway Sunday in a fuel mileage race that saw several drivers run out of fuel, including red-hot Kyle Busch. Jeff Gordon came home third with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle rounding out the top-5.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Award on Friday at Pocono Raceway and will lead the field to green for Sunday's Windows 10 400. Lining up next to Kyle Busch on the front row will be Kevin Harvick, who qualified second. Joey Logano, Austin Dillon and Tony Stewart round out the top five.
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